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Military reunions

The Combat Infantrymens Association will hold their next reunion Oct. 12-15 in Columbus (Ft. Benning), GA. Contact Larry Eckard at PO Drawer 11399, Hickory NC 28603, or call 828-256-6008 or email or go to

Third Marine Division Association will hold its Annual Family Reunion Aug. 9-13 in Milwaukee, Wis. at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee. Contact Sgt. Major Bill Krueger, USMC Ret., 7622 Highland St., Springfield, VA 22150-3931 or call 703-451-3844 or go to

6th Bn, 80th Artillery will have a reunion in the fall of 2006 in Branson, Mo. Contact Frank Roberts, 1855 Nordic Ave., Chino Hills, CA 91709 or call 909-606-1190.

7th Armored Division Association is having a 60th reunion Sept. 7-10 in Louisville, Kentucky. Contact Cheryl Higley, 292 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington, CT 06032 or call 860-678-1018 or email

10th Division Support Groups are organizing their first reunion. Contact Ray Martineau for more information, 387 Boynton St., Bedford, N.H. 03110, or phone 603-622-6243 or email

62nd Tank Bn, in Kitzingen, Germany, those who served during the time frame of 1955-1958, are organizing their first reunion. Please contact Sony Vanderpool, P.O. Box 151, Russellville, Ky., 42276, or phone 270-725-4214.

97th Signal Battalion Association of the US Army has formed an active Association. Reunions are held in different sections of the United States and all former battalion members and their families are invited to attend these functions. For information contact the Secretary, 3 High Ridge Circle, Uncasville, Conn., 06382, or call 860-848-0895, or email or visit

ASA Okinawa will be having a reunion Sept. 28-Oct. 1. If you served with 111th Sig Svc Co (49-52); 327th Comm Recon Co (1952); 8603rd AAU (1952-1954); 8603rd DU (1954-1956); or 3rd US ASA FS (1957-1960 s), contact Paul Watson, 17 Baker Rd. Salisbury, MA 01952-1442 or call 978-465-7473 or email or go to

USS BRADLEY (DE/FF-1041) reunion will be held Nov. 9-12 in Charlston, SC. Contact Bruce Gottsch, 20 Crambrook Rd., New City, NY 10956-4702, or call 845-634-3993 or email or go to

USS ENGLAND (DLG/CG-22) will have a reunion in June 2007 in Philadelphia, Pa. Contact Dennis O Brien, 2500 East EMperial Hwy #201-344, Brea, Ca. 92821-6121, or call 714-961-6840 or email Also visit their website at

USS ENTERPRISE, officers and crew who took part in Operation Sea Orbit, will have a reunion, for information contact Gary Arlaud ADR3, 111 E. Leland, Des Moines, Iowa, 50315 or phone 515-285-7568 or email

USS FORRESTAL CVA/CV/AVT-59 Association is planning a reunion for Aug. 29-Sept. 3 in Linthicum (Baltimore), MD. Contact Jim Stewart, 21 Viburnum Ln., Levittown, PA. 19054-1307, or call 215-943-7626 or 1-888-434-5955 or email

USS HALFBEAK (SS-352) is planning a reunion for 2006. Please contact Mike Martin, 2542 Deep Creek Rd., Palmyra, VA 22963, or call 434-589-8298 or by email:

USS HOLLAND (AS-32) is planning a reunion for July 20-23 in the Cincinnati area. Contact Jose Garcia, 1313 East Plum St., Laredo, TX 78040 or call 956-791-2039 or email

USS JONAS INGRAM (DD-938) will have a reunion in Charleston, SC in October 2006. Contact Gary Weiss, 3616 Fairfield Dr., Clermont, FL 34711 or phone 352-241-8582 or email: or go to

USS KANKAKEE AO39, reunion Sept. 21 to 25 in Louisville, Ky. Contact Roy Stewart at 228-864-3010 or e-mail

USS Long Beach CGN-9 Association, Inc. is having a reunion Sept. 10-17 in Rapid City, SD at the Ramada Inn, 1721 North LaCrosse St., Rapid City, SD 57701. Cut off date is Aug. 10. For information contact Don Shade, 299 Kiantone Rd., Lot 92, Jamestown, NY 14701 or call 866-352-2469 or email or go to

USS LUCE(DD-522, DDG-38, DLG-7) will have a reunion in July in Jacksonville, Fla. Contact Jack Harklerode, 607 Kingwood Dr., Mineral Wells, Texas 76067 or call 940-4325-6890 or email or go to

USS MARYLAND (BB-46) will have a reunion Aug. 10-14 in Falls Church, Va. at the Marriott Fairview Hotel. Contact R.W. (Dick) Beaman, 471 Vivienne Dr., Watsonville, Ca. 95076 or call 831-722-4966 or email to

USS MELVIN (DD-680) will have a reunion Oct. 26-29 in Charleston, SC. Contact Greg Hallahan, 161 Fiddler Pl, West Islip, NY 11795 or call 631-661-6030 or email

USS MISSOURI (BB-63) Association, Inc., will hold a reunion from Aug. 31-Sept. 4 in Portland, Maine. For information contact Herb Fahr, Membership Chairman, 516-931-1759 or

USS MOUNT MCKINLEY (AGC/LCC-7) Association will hold a reunion in Dayton, Ohio, Sept. 6-10 for veterans of all branches of the military that served on the Amphibious force Flagship. Contact Lee Temanson, Secretary, 10749 108th Ave. N., Maple Grove, MN 55369-2609, call 703-425-6315 or email

USS SCHOFIELD (DEG/FFG-3) will have a reunion in the spring in Reno, NV. Contact Jack Knoblock, 370 Warm Lake Rd., Cascade, ID 83611 or phone 208-382-3771 or email

USS WALTON (DE-361) are working on their first reunion. Contact Jerry Hudson, 4750 Co. Rd. 480, Tebbetts, MO 65080 or call 573-295-6335 or email

USS WILHOITE DE/DER 397, Oct. 4-7 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Information: 570-287-3992 or BCALDWELL2@NC.RR.COM

Best Products (originally in the Sandusky Mall) is having their first reunion on July 16 at the UAW picnic shelter (behind the Union Hall) on Rt. 4 in Sandusky, Ohio, starting at Noon and going to 6 or 7 p.m. Contact Randy Simmons at 419-684-5116, Wendy Provatere at 419-625-8711 or Terry Stayancho at 440-315-7354.

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